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February 25, 2020
Restoring 9 acres of wetlands in Michigan City, Ind., is preventing 37.5 million gallons of polluted urban runoff from flowing into a local creek and ultimately, Lake Michigan.
June 25, 2019
Installing nature-based infrastructure in Hobart, Ind. is preventing at least 800,000 gallons of polluted stormwater runoff from flowing into Lake Michigan.
August 25, 2018
Rehabilitating vacant parcels in three Great Lakes cities improve storm water management and revitalize urban communities.
May 29, 2017
Removing invasive plants in Indiana has improved Lake Michigan’s water quality, improved wildlife habitat, and reduced flooding in people’s basements
February 23, 2016
By removing invasive species from three sites in Northwestern Indiana adjacent to Lake Michigan, native plants and wildlife are returning.
September 6, 2015
Mapping historic harmful algal outbreaks has increased our understanding of their causal factors and will lead to more effective future management.
August 21, 2014
Retrofitting and naturalizing a retention basin in Indiana improved water quality by filtering out sediments and pollutants from stormwater, decreasing the harmful impact of storms, and improving aquatic wildlife habitats.
June 6, 2014
Researchers, working with agencies, bait shop owners, and anglers, are developing a public education campaign to prevent the spread of invasive species.
December 6, 2013
A project that tracked bird movements in the Great Lakes could reduce the number of birds and bats killed by new wind turbines planned for the basin.